Context Switching in Programming

People often talk about how interruptions disrupt their flow and the ability to produce good quality, consistent work. This is often viewed with a certain cynicism by commercial teams and individuals who aren’t involved in the development process. They tend to view developers as machines which have an output, so moving from one task to […]

Live in 2 Days The MVP Conjecture

Getting a site up and running can take months or years for some companies. Can you do this quicker? What are the commercial advantages of speeding up the process and pushing to market in microtimes? Many old school project managers will look at a web based system and treat it like a house build; that […]

Technical Debt, What is It

Technical debt is often an overlooked element of development but has far reaching implications on profit, delivery and quality of a project. What is Technical Debt I’ve taken the definition for my technical debt from “The Art of Agile Development“: “Technical Debt is the total amount of less-than-perfect design and implementation decisions in your project” How Technical […]

What Is Project Success

Like many questions in digital project management, this is a trickier to answer than most people initially think You’ll find numerous answers, differing in complexity but most will take the form of “client satisfaction” or “making a profit”. The term alone is simple but there’s usually more complex elements at work in the most simplest of terminology. […]